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Western Md. Senator Seeks Change In Land Fees

A western Maryland state senator is seeking a change in how the state compensates counties that contain large tracts of public land.

12/16/2014

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Garrett County Wants More Study On Impact Of Fracking

A western Maryland county is seeking more information on the local impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

12/03/2014

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Md. Grants $400K To Help Grantsville Cheesemaker

Garrett County is getting another cheese manufacturing plant.

11/28/2014

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Sewage Spill Reaches Maryland’s Deep Creek Lake

Garrett County officials say they’re monitoring the water quality of Deep Creek Lake after up to 1,700 gallons of raw sewage leaked from a faulty pumping system at a lakeside home in McHenry.

11/21/2014

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Woman, 4 Children Found Safe On Backbone Mountain

The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office says a woman and her four children were found safe after getting lost on Backbone Mountain.

08/29/2014

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Western Md. Man Pleads Guilty In Bank Fraud Case

A Garrett County developer faces up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to bank fraud conspiracy in a scheme involving three properties in western Maryland and West Virginia.

08/08/2014

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Maryland Approves 30 Miles Of New Trails

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s building 30 miles of new trails connecting state parks and forests in Garrett County.

05/22/2014

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Oakland Partly Emptied After Fuel Mishap

A tanker truck carrying 10,000 gallons of propane overturned on a sharp curve in Oakland’s downtown business district Wednesday morning, prompting evacuation of about half the town, including 45 jail inmates, as a precaution, a county official said.

04/16/2014

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Frederick Officer Charged With Assaulting Girlfriend

Authorities are releasing more information about a Frederick police officer charged with second-degree assault in Garrett County.

02/06/2014

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Garrett County Teacher Charged With Child Porn

Maryland State Police have charged a Garrett County teacher with sexual abuse of a minor, child pornography and displaying obscene material to a minor.

01/24/2014

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Christmas Eve Snow Falls In Far Western Md.

Maryland State Police say a Christmas Eve snowstorm is making driving conditions hazardous in the Garrett County mountains.

12/24/2013

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U.S. Group Praises Garrett County Economy Efforts

The National Association of Counties is citing Garrett County as a model of economic recovery.

12/20/2013

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